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Inside The Tube: Incredible Wave Photography

“Tubes” as they are known are a surfers lifeblood and a thing of natural beauty. We salute these adventurous photographers who, one of whom is named Clark Little, armed with a waterproof camera and perfect timing, were able to snap … Continue reading

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Galapagos Islands As Seen From Space

On September 15, 1835 the British navel ship H.M.S. Beagle landed at Galapagos Island carrying a young scientist who would go on to change the way the world looked at the development of life on Earth. Charles Darwin traveled with … Continue reading

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Venice, Italy Photographed From The Sky

Venice, the “City of Water,” is located in northeast Italy, spanning 118 islands in the Venetian Lagoon. Buildings in Venice were constructed on wood piles driven into the mud, sand and clay layers under the lagoon. Many of the buildings in Venice still sit on these piles driven more than a thousand years ago.

During the 2008 Venice Film Festival Dan Kitwood, an entertainment photographer from Getty, took the opportunity to make some aerial images of Venice.

View Venice, Italy From The Sky!

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An Island Made Of Plastic Bottles

In 1998 British eco-pioneer Richart Sowa began filling nets with empty discarded plastic bottles to support a structure of plywood and bamboo, on which he poured sand and planted numerous plants. The end product was Spiral Island – a floating … Continue reading

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The Most Gorgeous Glaciers On Earth

The United Nations Environment Program tells us that glaciers are disappearing from Earth so try to enjoy these beautiful wonders while you can.

Take a look at these 19 stunning Glacier photos on Life.com then consider booking a Glacier vacation. Many travel companies offer trips in Alaska, Canada and even the lower 48 – a quick Google search for “glacier adventures” returns many interesting results. Continue reading

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Visit Old Time Cuba Without Leaving the U.S.

The one place most Americans can’t visit in the Caribbean, legally at least, is Cuba. And even if they could, those searching for some sort of Buena Vista Social Club meets Ernest Hemingway romance may be disappointed: just about the … Continue reading

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Earth’s 10 Top Snorkel Spots Revealed

Do you want to experience the gentle West Indian manatee? Look for elkhorn coral and juvenile reef fish? Spot a gregarious flock of stingrays? Underwater photographer and adventurer Tanya Burnett-Palmer shares her favorite places to sightsee beneath the waves. Not … Continue reading

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